In a battle for the league title last Thursday night in Bakersfield, the Lady Warriors nearly came away victorious before Independence rallied for a five set win, 21-25, 25-22, 21-25, 25-17, 15-12.
The Tehachapi Falcons inline hockey club wasn't quite ready to end its season. So the 8U team traveled down to the Corona to play the Bulldogs in a best of three series.
Mountain Football's offense was held at bay for most of the night last Friday night in Bakersfield, and a patient and opportunistic Golden Valley team took advantage for a 13-10 victory over the Warriors.
THS cross country traveled to Golden Valley for an South Yosemite League dual last Wednesday afternoon.
Fans. Short for fanatics. The reason sports are played at the highest levels. Sure, lessons are learned on the field, but entertaining an audience is a key component as well.
The Braves and Blades both entered the contest with undefeated records, but in the end, East provided a solid all-around effort to record a 20-0 victory over Tehachapi last Friday afternoon.
Led by a dominating performance by the offensive line and a big night from Chris Rhodes, Tehachapi's running game plowed through East in a 34-6 victory last Friday night at Coy Burnett Field.
The Jacobsen Middle School eighth-grade girls volleyball team remained undefeated with a wins at Lakeside-Bakersfield and Lake Isabella-Wallace earlier this month.
The Lady Warriors golf team closed out their season at Kern River Golf Course earlier this month, finishing third overall in the league standings.
Ashley Rush ended a brilliant run in the South Yosemite League women's singles tournament at Laurel Glen Country Club in Bakersfield last Friday afternoon, finishing with second place honors overall.
The Lady Warriors (20-2; 3-1 SYL) recorded a pair of road victories last week in Bakersfield, defeating Golden Valley (25-10, 25-18, 25-14) and Ridgeview (25-12, 25-15, 25-12) in straight sets.
With the World Series underway we are again pleasantly reminded that in sports you don't have to necessarily be the best team to win a championship, just "get hot" at the right time. Look at the Giants and the Royals, decent regular seasons then red-hot in the playoffs. This has been the Giants M.O. the last five years; it's resulted in two World Series crowns.